f joseph haydn


Franz Joseph [franz joh-zuhf, -suhf, frants; German frahnts yoh-zef] , 1732–1809, Austrian composer.
(Johann) Michael, 1737–1806, Austrian composer (brother of Franz Joseph Haydn).
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Haydn (ˈhaɪdən)
1.  (Franz) Joseph (ˈjoːzɛf). 1732--1809, Austrian composer, who played a major part in establishing the classical forms of the symphony and the string quartet. His other works include the oratorios The Creation (1796--98) and The Seasons (1798--1801)
2.  his brother, Johann Michael (German joˈhan ˈmɪçaeːl). 1737--1806, Austrian composer, esp of Church music

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